Frankfurt, 26th September 2017 – Engel & Völkers Investment Consulting GmbH (EVIC) continues its expansion and reinforces the commercial real estate advisory sector. Gerold Springer (43) and John Kamphorst (38) are as of September 2017 Commercial Directors of the commercial section. The goal is to efficiently connect the regional E&V Investment teams, strengthen and expand the advisory competences and further increase commercial portfolio transactions.
Gerold Springer, business and real estate professional, previously employed in executive positions at Laborgh Investment (Berlin) and Lohnbach Investment Partners (Frankfurt), has more than 15 years of experience in M&A and transaction advisory for national and international investors. Springer started his career in 2002 with Ernst & Young Real Estate.
John Kamphorst has already been appointed since early 2017 and is member of the board. Holding a diploma in Real Estate Engineering and Management and having studied Real Estate Economics, he had worked with Ernst & Young Real Estate from 2005 until 2016 and had been responsible for strategic commercial real estate transaction advisory. Kamphorst is MRICS and RICS registered valuer.
Kai Wolfram,managing partner, commented: “With Gerold Springer joining, we have expanded our management with an experienced expert. Together with John Kamphorst, we now have a double management team in place specialized in commercial real estate. Therefore,we are certain that we can keep up with the growth pace of the past few years and continue with it, especially in commercial real estate transaction advisory.” Andreas Ewald, managing director of Engel & Völkers Investment Consulting, added: “The comprehensive network of Engel & Völkers is unique in its kind in Germany and brings invaluable advantages to national as well as international real estate investors. Together with our fortified team, we will establish more awareness amongst the market.”
EVIC, as a parent company and central platform in the Engel & Völkers network, Germany´s largest broker, has been active in the market since 2014 and combines global structures with local competence in the area. The company has focused on advisory, structuring and transaction management of portfolio transactions as well as buy-side mandates for institutional buyers in the Engel & Völkers network.